Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Richard Stockton, 22 June 1799

From Richard Stockton1

Princeton [New Jersey] June 22, 1799. “The cause of Samuel & Miers Fisher agt Walter Rutherfurd and others is set down for Argument in the Circuit Court of the U S. for this district on the first day of October next. I am desired by the Complainants to inquire of you whether they may place dependence on your being at the Court to argue this important cause for them.…”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see Miers and Samuel Fisher to H, March 30, 1795.

Stockton, a lawyer and Federalist from Princeton, New Jersey, was a member of the United States Senate from 1796 to 1799.

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